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Afghan insurgents launch late-night attack

KABUL — Heavily armed insurgents stormed a guesthouse in the diplomatic quarter of Kabul late on Tuesday night and were still battling Afghan security forces more than two hours after the assault began.

Germany protests ejection of conservative lawmaker

BERLIN — Germany formally protested to Russia on Monday over Moscow’s refusal to let a conservative German lawmaker into the country, a decision the Foreign Ministry criticized as unacceptable amid East-West tensions over the Ukraine crisis.

Syrian air force targets captured city

BEIRUT — Syria’s air force carried out at least 15 strikes in and around the central city of Palmyra early on Monday, targeting buildings captured by Islamic State, a group monitoring the war said.

Bangladesh ISIL suspect worked for Coca-Cola unit

DHAKA — One of two men arrested in Bangladesh as a suspected member of Islamic State was an IT manager at a subsidiary of Coca-Cola Co, police and company sources told Reuters on Monday.

Death toll in Tunisia army base shooting rises to seven

TUNIS — Seven Tunisian soldiers were killed on Monday when a fellow soldier opened fire at a military base in the capital Tunis, an army spokesman said, adding that the shooter, who was then shot dead himself, had been suffering from “family problems.”

Ten killed in clash with Islamic fighters

TRIPOLI, Libya — Ten people were killed and almost 40 wounded when Libya’s two rival governments clashed with Islamist fighters in two large cities on Wednesday, officials said.

Syrian pro-government forces leave Palmyra

BEIRUT — Syrian pro-government fighters withdrew from the ancient Syrian city of Palmyra on Wednesday after Islamic State militants entered its neighborhoods in large numbers, Syrian state television said.

Bin Laden tried to reunite with son

WASHINGTON — Just one month before Osama bin Laden was killed at his Pakistani hideout by U.S. commandos in 2011, his aides tried to reunite him with a beloved son, Hamza, who had been held under house arrest in Iran, documents released on Wednesday show.

Iraq deploys tanks around Ramadi

BAGHDAD — Iraqi security forces on Tuesday deployed tanks and artillery around Ramadi to confront Islamic State fighters who have captured the city in a major defeat for the Baghdad government and its Western backers.

No sign of missing U.S. aid helicopter

CHARIKOT, Nepal — A daylong search failed to find a missing U.S. Marine helicopter on Wednesday, a day after the second Nepal earthquake in less than three weeks killed scores and triggered landslides across the Himalayan nation.

Still-reeling Nepal hit by 7.3-magnitude earthquake

KATHMANDU, Nepal — Still reeling from last month’s devastating earthquake, Nepal was hammered again Tuesday by a magnitude 7.3 temblor that caused dozens more deaths, unleashed fresh landslides and brought down unsteady buildings.

Yemen ceasefire begins but shells fell until last minute

RIYADH, Yemen -- A five-day humanitarian truce in Yemen came into effect at 11 pm (2000 GMT) on Tuesday, said Brigadier General Ahmed Asseri, spokesman for a Saudi-led coalition which has been striking the country’s Houthi rebels since March 26.

No breakthroughs between U.S., Russia

SOCHI, Russia — Top U.S. and Russian officials said they hoped to work together on contentious issues such as the conflicts in Ukraine and Syria but offered no sign of concrete progress after more than eight hours of talks on Tuesday.

Strain of typhoid spreads worldwide

LONDON — An antibiotic-resistant “superbug” strain of typhoid fever has spread globally, driven by a single family of the bacteria, called H58, according to the findings of a large international study.

Moroccan F-16 jet from Saudi-led coalition crashes

A Moroccan F-16 warplane has crashed while on a mission with Saudi Arabia-led forces in Yemen, a Saudi military spokesman said on Monday, and Yemen’s dominant Houthi militia said tribesmen shot down the aircraft.

Mubarak sentenced to 3 years in jail for corruption

An Egyptian court sentenced former president Hosni Mubarak and his two sons to three years in jail without parole on Saturday in the retrial of a corruption case, although the trio is unlikely to go to jail again.